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Date: 
Apr 06, 1971
Location: 
Executive Office Building
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 245-1 Date: April 6, 1971 Time: Unknown between 7:49 am and 9:20 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with H. R. (Bob) Haldeman [Unintelligible] Haldeman left at an unknown time before 9:20 am
Conversation No. 245-19 Date: April 6, 1971 Time: Unknown between 7:49 am and 9:20 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez
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Copy of an unknown document -Yellow copy Sanchez left at an unknown time before 9:20 am
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 245-2 Date: April 6, 1971 Time: 9:20 am - 9:59 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with H. R. (Bob) Haldeman William P. Rogers and Melvin R. Laird Meeting with Congressional leaders -Gerald R. Ford -Hugh Scott and Ford [The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 9:20 am and 9:22 am] [Conversation No. 245-2A] [See Conversation No. 42-5] [End of telephone conversation] General Alexander M. Haig, Jr. and Vice President Spiro T. Agnew as speakers Carl B. Albert [The President talked with Michael J. (Mike) Mansfield between 9:22 am and 9:27 am] [Conversation No. 245-2B] [See Conversation No. 42-6] [End of telephone conversation] Presidents meeting with National Security Council, Congressmen, April 7, 1971 -Mansfield -Albert -[Thomas] Hale Boggs
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Meeting with Congressional leaders -Albert -Ford -Scott Haig Haldemans schedule Press -Unknown story -Coverage Staff -Donald H. Rumsfeld -Clark MacGregor -Charles W. Colson -John A. Scali -John D. Ehrlichman -George P. Shultz -Defense spending Mood of nation Vietnam War
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FOREIGN AFFAIRS
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4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
White House staff and Cabinet -Accomplishments Ted Gates -Vietnam War Conv. No. 245-2 (cont.) Harrison A. Williams, Jr. Henry A. Kissinger Cambodia -Bombing -Kent State University -Public attitudes Congressional attitudes -Rumsfeld -Problems with Congress -Robert H. Finch -Republicans -MacGregor -Supporters of Administration -Labor leaders -Southerners -Support or non-support -Consequences -Presidents options Scali -MacGregor -Staff situation Economy -Stock market -Retail sales -Apparel -New York -Chrysler Corporation -First quarter
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Home furnishings -Apparel -Stock market -Buying power White House staff -Haldemans assessment Conv. No. 245-2 (cont.) [The President talked with Kissinger at an unknown time between 9:20 am and 9:59 am] [Conversation No. 245-2C] Meeting with the President Kissinger -Rogers -Laird -Conflicts Chicago Tribune Sidney R. Yates and John S. Nolan Staffing for unknown agency -Right-wingers Haldeman left at 9:59 am
Conversation No. 245-3 Date: April 6, 1971 Time: 9:59 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown man [H. R. (Bob) Haldeman?] [This conversation is a continuation of Conversation No. 245-2] Economic situation
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
William P. Rogers Presidents schedule The unknown man [Haldeman?] left at 9:59 am Conv. No. 245-2 (cont.)
Conversation No. 245-4 Date: April 6, 1971 Time: 9:59 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator [See Conversation No. 42-8]
Conversation No. 245-5 Date: April 6, 1971 Time: 9:59 am - 10:06 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Gerald R. Ford [See Conversation No. 42-9] Henry A. Kissinger entered at 10:05 am
Conversation No. 245-6 Date: April 6, 1971
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Time: 10:05 am - 11:03 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Henry A. Kissinger Laos -Casualty figures -Military operations -Comparison Conv. No. 245-6 (cont.)
Vietnam -North Vietnamese -Presidents forthcoming statement on Prisoners of War [POWs] -Presidents options -Possible statement -Warning -Credibility -Kissingers statement on POWs Laos -Casualties -South Vietnamese casualties -Air sorties -George S. McGoverns statements -Kissingers possible statement Presidents speech on Vietnam, April 7, 1971 -Draft -Presidents presentation -Press -Release -Air sorties -South Vietnamese casualties -Warning -Statement -Warning -Staff Vietnam -Withdrawal -Blockbusters
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-John D. Ehrlichman -US proposals -Negotiations -Kissinger and Clark MacGregor -Press -Proposals -Doves -Congress -Withdrawal date -Military aid -General Nguyen Van Thieu and Nguyen Cao Ky -Communist victory -Kissingers relations with MacGregor -Troop announcements -Date for United States withdrawal -Michael J. (Mike) Mansfield -Presidents meeting with Thieu -United States position -Presidents policy -North Vietnamese -Lyndon B. Johnson -Date for Withdrawal -POWs -Cease fire -Negotiations -Cease fire -United States proposals -Kissingers role -Paris talks Chile -Elections -Salvador Allende Gossens -Control of media -Eduardo Frei Montalva -Christian Democrats -Allende -State Department -Charles A. Meyer -Allende -United States policy
Conv. No. 245-6 (cont.)
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Jorge Alessandri
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Conv. No. 245-6 (cont.)
FOREIGN AFFAIRS
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-Edward M. Korry
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-Korry -Peter M. Flanigan -Kenneth B. Keating -Pakistan -India
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Kissingers relations with MacGregor -Melvin R. Laird -Ehrlichman Vietnam -Ehrlichman -Public opinion -Johnson Cambodia -United States involvement -Public opinion Lieutenant William L. Calley, Jr. -Impact on administration -Background Presidents speech on Vietnam -Possible question to Kissinger -Presidents policy Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 10:05 am Arrival of Mansfield Bull left at an unknown time before 10:35 am Presidents speech on Vietnam -Success of policy -Possible wording on Vietnamization policy -Relation to troop withdrawals Mansfield entered at 10:35 am Greetings Kissinger left at 10:36 am Vietnam -Presidents forthcoming call to Ellsworth F. Bunker -Military situation
Conv. No. 245-6 (cont.)
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Withdrawal date -South Vietnamese leaders -Withdrawal of United States troops -Rate -Numbers -Ceiling -Level Conv. No. 245-6 (cont.) -Announcement -Dates -Level -Future announcements -Presidents options -Negotiations -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -Attitude -United States position -Presidents options -Soviet Union -Presidents options -Deadline -Presidents plans -Troop withdrawals -Chance of a breakthrough -Announcements -Withdrawal of troops -Anatoliy F. Dobrynins mission -United States offer -Date -United States plans -Cease fire -Presidents speech, April 7, 1971 -Negotiations -Presidents forthcoming conversations with Dobrynin -Possible topics -North Vietnamese -Madame Nguyen Thi Binh and Long Di [sp?] -Date -United States position -Troop withdrawals -Laos -Presidents policy
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Arms control negotiations -Leonid I. Brezhnev and Andrei A. Gromyko -Communist Party Congress -Fight -Military people -Arms limitation issue -Political people -Aleksei N. Kosygin -Brezhnevs role -Detente -Arms limitation -Date -Presidents options Berlin -United States-Soviet Union negotiations Middle East -United States policy -Israel -Support -United States policy -Other nations -Cease fire -Anwar el-Sadat -Soviet Union Vietnam and Laos -Mansfields support for President -Troop withdrawal -Announcement -South Vietnamese -Military operations -Location -Negotiations -Prospects Presidents trip to Montana -Timing -Labor Day
Conv. No. 245-6 (cont.)
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Announcement Presidents briefing on Vietnam -Value Mansfield left at 11:03 am Conv. No. 245-6 (cont.)
Conversation No. 245-7 Date: April 6, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:03 am and 11:10 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator [See Conversation No. 42-10]
Conversation No. 245-8 Date: April 6, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:03 am and 11:10 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Marjorie P. Acker [See Conversation No. 42-11]
Conversation No. 245-9 Date: April 6, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:03 am and 11:10 am
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator [See Conversation No. 42-12]
Conversation No. 245-10 Date: April 6, 1971 Time: 11:10 am - 11:11 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Marjorie P. Acker [See Conversation No. 42-13]
Conversation No. 245-11 Date: April 6, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:11 am and 11:13 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator [See Conversation No. 42-14]
Conversation No. 245-12 Date: April 6, 1971 Time: 11:13 am - 11:14 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Marjorie P. Acker
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
[See Conversation No. 42-15]
Conversation No. 245-13 Date: April 6, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:14 am and 11:19 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator [See Conversation No. 42-16]
Conversation No. 245-14 Date: April 6, 1971 Time: 11:19 am - 11:21 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Alexander P. Butterfield [See Conversation No. 42-17]
Conversation No. 245-15 Date: April 6, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:21 am and 11:35 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator [See Conversation No. 42-18]
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 245-16 Date: April 6, 1971 Time: 11:35 am - 11:37 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Stephen B. Bull [See Conversation No. 42-19]
Conversation No. 245-17 Date: April 6, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:37 am and 1:00 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger Changes in a report or speech Kissingers schedule
Conversation No. 245-18 Date: April 6, 1971 Time: 1:00 pm - unknown before 1:45 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Henry A. Kissinger Presidents speech on Vietnam, April 7, 1971
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Draft -Changes -Page 1 -Kissingers suggestions -Language -Dates -Additions -Language -Withdrawal of troops -Language -Points -Wording -Negotiated settlement -Articles -Additions -Presidents intentions -Wording -Withdrawal of troops -Dates -Numbers -Figures -William P. Rogers briefing -Chart -Use -Cabinet briefing -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Chart -Casualties -Sensitivity -Kissingers briefings -Casualties -Tet offensive -Use of figures -Tet comparison -Laos -Background -Estimates -Comparisons -South Vietnamese casualties -Significance -United States ground forces
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Replacement by United States air sorties -Charges by George S. McGovern -McGovern -Possible Kissinger rebuttal -Television -United States policy goals in Southeast Asia -Wording Conv. No. 245-18 (cont.) -Changes -United States casualties -Rate -South Vietnamese operations -Wording -North Vietnamese attacks from Laos on United States forces -Supply lines and logistics -North Vietnamese major offenses -Language -Vietnamization policy -Success of Cambodian operations -Unknown mans views -Consequences of failure in Vietnam -Middle East -Presidents policy -Popular opinion -Jews in Europe -Nazis -American attitude -Vietnamization policy -Success -Language -End of United States involvement in war -Wording of statement -South Vietnamese defense -Residual force -Rogers -United States options -Opposition to Presidents policies -United States policy -Press -Intellectuals -Harvard University -Yale University
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Princeton University Support for the President -Presidents conversation with H. R. (Bob) Haldeman -Kissingers list -John J. McCloy -[Forename unknown] Kekold [sp?] Conv. No. 245-18 (cont.) -[Forename unknown] Nolan -[Forename unknown] Wheeler -Thomas S. Gates, Jr. -Conservatives -Liberals -McCloy -Lawyers -David Rockefeller -Nelson A. Rockefeller -Kissingers forthcoming conversation with Rockefeller -Politicians -Veterans of Foreign Wars -Congressmen Ford Foundation -Unknown man at foundation -McGeorge Bundy -Support for Edmund S. Muskies trips to Africa -Presidents travels contrasted -Emoluments -Muskie -Unknown mans conversation with Kissinger Soviet Union -Soviet Minister to the United Nations -Leonid I. Brezhnev -United States - Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] relations -Possible United States response -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Communist Party Congress -Result -Haldeman -Presidents political options -Cambodia and Laos
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Bombing of North Vietnam Presidents speech on Vietnam, April 7, 1971 -Revisions -Goal -Withdrawal -Program -Peace conference -Prisoners of War -All-Indochina peace conference -Wording of appeal to Hanoi to start serious negotiations -Withdrawal -American involvement -Timetable of withdrawal of outside forces -Offer Recording was cut off at an unknown time before 1:45 pm
Conv. No. 245-18 (cont.)